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Art and the Mind’s Eye: How Drawing Trains You to See the World More Clearly and to Live with a Deeper Sense of Presence. “It’s only when we look with eyes of love that we see as the painter sees,” Henry Miller wrote in his forgotten 1968 gem To Paint Is to Love Again.

Art and the Mind’s Eye: How Drawing Trains You to See the World More Clearly and to Live with a Deeper Sense of Presence

Drawing, indeed, transforms the secret passageway between the eye and the heart into a two-way street — while we are wired to miss the vast majority of what goes on around us, learning to draw rewires us to see the world differently, to love it more intimately by attending to and coming to cherish its previously invisible details. This, perhaps, is why beloved artist Lynda Barry teaches visual storytelling as the infinitely rewarding art of “being present and seeing what’s there.”

It’s a beautiful meditation triply timely today, in an age when we — having succumbed to the “aesthetic consumerism” of photography — are likelier to view the world through our camera phones and likelier still to point those at ourselves rather than at nature’s infinite and infinitely overlooked enchantments. Ruskin writes: 兒嶋画廊 -Gallery Kojima- Timeless Textiles Gallery - shop-John Parkes. Claire Wellesley-Smith. Inge Druckrey: Teaching to See.

Helen Terry - Blog. Setback.

Helen Terry - Blog

Noun. A reversal or check in progress, relapse, placing (of project) farther back in space or time than it might have been. Synonyms: problem, difficulty, hitch, issue, disappointment, complication ... I had 15 silk screens prepared and have been printing and processing them a few at a time. I processed the first set and the results were ... disappointing, lacklustre, uninspiring. In retrospect I had taken rather a lot of chances with these prints, without testing things out first.

Frustrated. There were some things I couldn't change, at least not without totally undoing hours of preparation. Richard McVetis. Smithsonian X 3D. Archives: seeking memories, making meaning, creative practice. I am asked on a daily basis to describe who I am: one day I am an academic, another a researcher, and then a textiles practitioner.

Archives: seeking memories, making meaning, creative practice

My name is Rose Sinclair and I am all of the aforementioned, but it is my researcher role that brings me to the archive, to seek out fabrics in a place perhaps often perceived from the outside as being full of paper. Beyond the façade of bricks and mortar is another world and space in which I become so engaged time drifts away. If I could relocate my studio practice with all its ‘stuff’ for a month to just start to examine the designs, understand the prints, weaves, embroideries, in context, location iconography, one word… wow.

I would be in design heaven. ‘…but in archives, though the bundles may be mountainous, there is not very much there (…) the archive is made from selected and consciously chosen documentation from the past and also from the mad fragmentation that no one intended to preserve and just ended up there.’ Home. A group committed to working with textiles. Brunel Broderers. India Flint - workshops and wanderings. Image above by Haley Renee I've taught workshops and classes from kindergartens through to colleges and told stories in fields and museums; worked + played at places as diverse as Haystack (Maine), Shakerag (Tennessee) and the Morgan Conservatory (Ohio) as well as Massey University (NZ), the Nova Scotia College of Art & Design, the Australian National University, Newburgh in the Kingdom of Fife, the garden of a farmhouse in the Swiss Alps and at Maiwa in Vancouver B.C. and while my favourite place to teach is somewhere in the wild, i can keep a carpet clean if i must. scrolling down this page will reveal where i am likely to be found or if you participate in FaceBook, please click here to join a group receiving advance notice of classes (approximately 48 hours before they are published) May 18 'bagstories' at Glenmore House in NSW March 21-31 'wandering in the land of enchantment' in New Mexico, USA with the lovely folk at Arts and Cultural Travel what other people have to say about what i do.

India Flint - workshops and wanderings

Printing & Hand Coloring Collagraphs in a Variety of Media. Magical-Secrets: A Printmaking Community. Blog — lotta helleberg. Lotta helleberg. The Fry Art Gallery Online. The collection Search by Artist Technique Scrapbooks.

The Fry Art Gallery Online

Sherry Camhy Art.